Is Denver Broncos Defense Really Good Enough to Sustain a Super Bowl Run?

November 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After 10 weeks of the 2013 NFL season, the Denver Broncos have to be on the short list of favorites to win the Super Bowl.
Offensively, there isn't much to complain about. The team is averaging 41.2 points per game and it has scored 97 points more than the second-highest scoring team in the league, the Dallas Cowboys.
However, plenty of questions remain on defense.
The Broncos rank fourth in the league in defending the run, giving up just 87 yards per game. But how much of that can be chalked up to the fact that almost every opponent they've faced has had to at least somewhat abandon the run?
On the flip side of that coin, the Broncos come in at No. 30 against the pass. Teams have found plenty of success through the air against the Broncos this season.
Yes, injuries have hurt the secondary this season, with both Champ Bailey and Duke Ihenacho missing time. However, many teams that have won Super Bowls have dealt with injuries.
Denver has given up at least ...

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